Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): HSC 2005 Black S3 9/13

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Colby Cunha, Adult Member

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Colby  Cunha
Name: Colby Cunha
City: Martinsville
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (10 mins)

Organization:

Groups of 3

1 ball per group

Instructions:

Players pass ball and move around.

On coach's command, the last passer follows his/her pass and pressures the ball and the 3rd player provides cover.

Include Dynamic Stretches and movements for 1 min every 3 mins

Coaching Points:

2nd defender should cover side 1st defender is showing

Read body language of attacker and 1st defender and attacker

Communication

Recap roles of first defender

Approach of pressure

Approach of cover

Who is pressure, who is cover

Pressure awarness of cover

Distance of cover

Body shape

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defensive Scenarios

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Defensive Scenarios (15 mins)

Organization:

Set up as shown

Three teams of 3 - 4 players

Instructions:

Semi-opposed.

If ball is played through, team receives a point and becomes defending team.

If defending team wins possession of the ball they attempt to score by finding forward targets.

Coaching Points:

Roles - pressure, cover & Balance.

Technique - speed and angle of approach.

Compactness - don't get stretched or split.

Communication - specific

Defendive Mindset

Look to counter through wide channels

Distance between the three - Able to transition and block pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 plus targets

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4v4 plus targets (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown

2. 4v4 plus targets

Instructions:

1. Players look to possess the ball and find pass to target on the ground.

2. One point for playing the ball to the opposite side target player.

3. After point ball will start with team that gave up point from target player.

4. Team that scored has to start behind confrontation line.

*** As session progresses show players cues of when to press higher.

Coaching Points:

Roles - pressure, cover & Balance.

Technique - speed and angle of approach.

Compactness - don't get stretched or split.

Communication - urgent, loud, and specific.

Visual cues to press: Bad touch or pass, backwards pass.

When to press, when to drop off


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play (30 mins)

Organization:

3v3 - 4v4

Instructions:

Free Play

Coaching Points:

When to Press / When to Delay / When to drop back

Rotation of Pressure Cover Balance

Princibles of Play

Compactness

Progressions:


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